ARMAGH
BELFAST
BOSTON & NEW ENGLAND
CLARE
CORK
DARWIN
DERRY
DUBAI
DUBLIN
FÓDHLA
KERRY
LIMERICK
LONDON
LUXEMBOURG
MIDLANDS UK
NEW ORLEANS
NEW YORK
NEW ZEALAND
NORTH WEST ENGLAND
PERTH
PHILADELPHIA
QUEENSLAND
SAN FRANCISCO
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
SYDNEY
TEXAS
TORONTO
WASHINGTON DC
WESTMEATH
Judges

Oonagh Doyle
Newbridge Silverware


Oonagh is Director of Sales at Newbridge Silverware and Chairperson of the 2006 Rose of Tralee Judging Panel. For the past 3 years Oonagh has been highly committed to the Rose of Tralee Festival and has carried out her role as Chairperson of the judging panel to great effect. “I thoroughly enjoy my role with the Rose of Tralee and admire all the amazing young ladies that participate in the event yearly” said Oonagh “This truly is a unique celebration and I am very proud to be associated for the 3rd year running with Ireland`s premier heritage event”.



Sharon Ní Bheoláin
RTÉ


Sharon Ní Bheoláin is co-anchor on RTÉ’s 6:1 News, an award winning journalist, she has worked as news reporter and presenter on RTÉ 2's News 2 and Nuacht RTÉ. She also presented RTÉ's popular Irish language series Turas Teanga. She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin.



Seán Kelly
Executive Chairman, Irish Sports Institute


Seán Kelly is the former President of the Gaelic Athletic Association. Seán became the first man in recent times to be elected on first attempt and of course he is the first Kerryman to hold the position. Séan was educated at Kilcummin N.S, St.Brendan’s College, Killarney, St. Patrick’s Training College and U.C.D. Seán is married to Juliette from Killarney and they have four children.



Royston Brady
Management Consultant


Royston Brady is a qualified hotelier, an accomplished politician, and a director of Alpha Recruitment. Royston was one of Dublin's youngest and best-known Lord Mayors and is no stranger to the Rose of Tralee having been an escort himself.



Nyomi Horgan
1995 Rose of Tralee


Perth Rose Nyomi Horgan was selected International Rose of Tralee in 1995. Since then, Nyomi has pursued a career in marketing and public relations focusing on the energy and mining industries in Australia, the United States and Europe.